Lewis Hamilton wins Hungary Grand Prix – Result

(Sporting Alert) — Lewis Hamilton, starting the race in pole position battled through to claim his first victory for Mercedes at Sunday Formula One Hungary Grand Prix.

Hamilton, who gave Mercedes their seventh pole position of the season after the practice sessions on Saturday, had questioned his own abilities to stay focus to snatch his first win this season, but was full of joy as he crosses the finish line in first place.

The Great Britain star covered the 70 lap contest in 1:27.709, as he captured the Hungary Grand Prix for the fourth time and his team was delighted for the victory.

“Brilliant job,” Mercedes team boss Ross Brawn said.

Hamilton himself was pleased to have come away with his first Mercedes win.

“Thank you so much for all your hard work guys,” said Hamilton, who grab 25pts for his effort. “This is fantastic.”

He added: “It’s an incredible feeling and I’d like to thank all the fans. My team did an incredible job, we studied a lot last night and were hoping the tyres would last. We had no idea it would go that well.

“I was hungry for it today, I was going all out. Usually I get stuck in traffic and today I was going for every move I could.”

Meanwhile, Lotus’ Kimi Raikkonen was second, while third went to reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull Racing.

Mark Webber of Red Bull was fourth, with Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso, Romain Grosjean of Lotus, Jenson Button of McLaren, Felipe Massa of Ferrari and McLaren’s Sergio Perez and Williams’ Pastor Maldonado taking care of the top ten and grabbing the points.

Hungary Grand Prix Result

 

Pos.

 Driver

 Car

 Team

Grid

Time

1Lewis Hamilton10Mercedes11:42:29.44525
2Kimi Raikkonen7Lotus6+00:10.93818
3Sebastian Vettel1Red Bull2+00:12.45915
4Mark Webber2Red Bull10+00:18.04412
5Fernando Alonso3Ferrari5+00:31.41110
6Romain Grosjean8Lotus3+00:32.2958
7Jenson Button5McLaren13+00:53.8196
8Felipe Massa4Ferrari7+00:56.4474
9Sergio Perez6McLaren9lapped2
10Pastor Maldonado16Williams15lapped1
11Nico Hulkenberg11Sauber12lapped0
12Jean-Eric Vergne18Toro Rosso14lapped0
13Daniel Ricciardo19Toro Rosso8lapped0
14Giedo van der Garde21Caterham20lapped0
15Charles Pic20Caterham19lapped0
16Jules Bianchi22Marussia21lapped0
17Max Chilton23Marussia22lapped0
18Paul Di Resta14Force India18retired, 66 laps0
19Nico Rosberg9Mercedes4retired, 64 laps0
20Valtteri Bottas17Williams16retired, 42 laps0
21Esteban Gutierrez12Sauber17retired, 28 laps0
22Adrian Sutil15Force India11retired, 19 laps0

KOBY FRANZ | Staff Writer

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